Mobile FTIR spectrometer TruDefender FTX displays analysis result "Acrolein".

TruDefender FTX

Identify chemicals, drugs, explosives on site

Mobile FTIR spectrometer TruDefender FTX

The TruDefender FTX is an FTIR spectrometer for the identification of unknown chemicals. It analyzes chemicals, drugs, explosives and also dark and fluorescent substances. As a result, it ideally complements the FirstDefender RM mobile Raman spectrometer. The head of the TruDefender is equipped with a small stamp. This allows comfortable work with flexible pressure. Powder and liquid samples in particular can be positioned easily. The TruDefender was specially developed for the harsh conditions of field work. It can also be operated and easily decontaminated while wearing a protective suit.

Product Highlights

  • Analysis of solids, pastes, liquids and aqueous solutions in a few seconds.
  • Automatic mixture analysis (up to 4 components).
  • Analysis of unknown organic and inorganic substances.
  • Clear results that require no interpretation.
  • Database includes safety instructions for proper handling of the identified substance.

Areas of application

Fire brigades
Emergency management

Technical details
Principle of operation Non-destructive analysis via FT-IR-spectroscopy
Weight 1.41 kg

226 mm x 114 mm x 53 mm

Spectral range 4000 cm-1 – 650 cm-1
Spectral resolution 4 cm-1
Collection optics Diamond ATR crystal
Measurement time Automatic, within a few seconds
Display Easy to read colour LCD display
Data format SPC file (for standard spectroscopy software), textfile or JPEG export
Data transfer  
Transport High-strength waterproof plastic case
Operating temperature Temperature range: -20 °C to +40 °C
Batteries Integrated lithium-ion battery, rechargeable lithium-ion battery or SureFire batteries for >4 hours of operating time
External power supply 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz – power supply unit
Case Dust and splash water proof high-strength plastic case
Standard accessories High-strength waterproof carrying case
2 power supply units
Battery charger
3 SureFire batteries
SD memory card
USB card reader
Sampling accessories
Measuring head with stamp
Documentation CD

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